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As 2026 host city decision looms, dust settles on Calgary's aborted bid

CALGARY — As the International Olympic Committee prepares to elect a host city for the 2026 Winter Games next week, Calgary sifts through the ashes of its defunct bid.
'Forgive me, Lord:' Manslaughter trial hears recordings of Calgary grandfather

'Forgive me, Lord:' Manslaughter trial hears recordings of Calgary grandfather

CALGARY — A trial for a man charged in the death of his grandson has heard recordings of what appear to be the accused praying for forgiveness. Allan Perdomo Lopez is charged with manslaughter in the July 2015 death of five-year-old Emilio Perdomo.

'He was being creepy:' Alleged victim testifies at Mountie's sex assault trial

RED DEER, Alta. — A woman has testified that an RCMP officer was "being creepy" when he arrested her in central Alberta three years ago and told her to show him her breasts.
Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain decision

Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain decision

CALGARY — Observers on the front lines of Western Canada's oil and gas sector are looking forward to what's widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Tuesday.

Edmonton police officer faces charges: Traffic ticket dates allegedly changed

EDMONTON — A 15-year member of the Edmonton Police Service is facing several charges in an alleged forgery involving traffic tickets.
Bank of Canada deputy governor says flexible exchange rate helps economy

Bank of Canada deputy governor says flexible exchange rate helps economy

EDMONTON — Canada's flexible exchange rate has helped the economy adjust to external shocks and contributed to low and stable inflation, a senior Bank of Canada official said Monday.
St. Albert Farmers Market opens Saturday

St. Albert Farmers Market opens Saturday

The St. Albert Farmers Market has a long-standing tradition as one of the best assets in the region. It opens this Saturday, June 8 and will be in the same location as last year. It starts on St. Anne Street.

Writ dropped

Albertans will be heading to the polls in mid-April to vote for the province's next government.